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Apostolicum symbolum, decalogus [+ 9 other items].

Author [Anon]
Title Apostolicum symbolum, decalogus [+ 9 other items].
Imprint Edinburgh: Robert Freebairn
Date of Publication 1713
Language Latin
Notes This pamphlet volume came from the library of Fettercairn house, which was sold at auction in December 2016, It contains an unrecorded printing of a Scottish schoolbook, "Apostolicum symbolum", by the Edinburgh printer, Robert Freebairn, who a couple of years later joined the Jacobite uprising in Scotland to become the printer to James, the 'Old Pretender'. The pamphlet volume contains a diverse mix of works printed in England and on the Continent. "Apostolicum symbolum" is entirely in Latin and is aimed at schoolboys, containing religious texts followed by a selection of fables from Aesop.
Shelfmark RB.s.2944(10)
Acquired on 25/08/17
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